The Russian Federation has refused to participate in the meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group on the 10th of February in Minsk. This was reported to the Ukrayinskaya Pravda by sources close to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
As previously reported, the Russian representative in the Trilateral Contact Group, Boris Gryzlov, had expressed readiness to come to Minsk to continue consultations at any time.
A meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the “Normandy …
Norway will allocate about 40 million kroner (more than 4 million euros) for humanitarian aid to Ukraine. This was reported on the 8th of February by the press service of Norway’s government.
“The humanitarian situation in some regions of Ukraine is very serious. Five million people need help, including 1.5 million internal migrants. Children and the elderly are particularly vulnerable to the cold weather of winter,” said the State Secretary at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, …
In February, the representatives of the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will visit Kiev, where they will assist the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), the head of NABU, Artem Sytnik, told Hromadske.
He said that the Anti-Corruption Bureau expects the active assistance from the FBI representatives, because they have the ability to track flow of currency worldwide.
"In February, we expect that there will be a permanent representative of the FBI in the NABU …
Ukraine cannot afford to hold early parliamentary elections in 2016, according to the country’s Minister of Finance, Natalie Jaresko. She discussed this on the 8th of February on the Svoboda Slova program on the ICTV channel. This was reported by Glavnoe citing Zerkalo Nedeli.
“There is no money in the Ukrainian budget for holding early elections in 2016. If we do hold elections, we will have to attract funds from somewhere or something will have to be underfunded,” Jaresko continued.
The management of the private French channel, Canal +, refuses to engage in any public discussion regarding the Paul Moreira propaganda film, “Ukraine, Masks of the Revolution.”
"The management has no intention of engaging in an open dialogue concerning discussion of the scandalous and misleading anti-Ukrainian film,” representatives stated.
The original broadcast occurred on the 1st of February, with the channel planning to repeat it the next day.
The film documents the events which …